Community Calendar

Check here for events at the BICC and all over Beaver Island. There are “posterboard,” agenda, weekly and monthly views of the calendar as well as and agenda view of events at the BICC.  Looking for WVBI’s program schedule? Check here.

Want to see your event here? Send and email with the details to calendar@wvbi.net. Be sure to include a description, the date and time, any cost, whether reservations are necessary and the name, email address, postal address and phone number of a person who can be contacted for additional details.  All of this information may be included in the calendar entry we post.

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May 20 – May 26 all-day
National EMS Week
12:00 am
May 20-26, 2018 is the 44th annual National EMS Week In 1974, President Gerald Ford authorized EMS Week to celebrate EMS practitioners and the important work they do in our nation’s communities. Back then, EMS was a new profession, and EMS practitioners had only just started to be recognized as a critical component of emergency[...]
NMU Archaeology School @ CMU Biological Station
May 20 – Jun 16 all-day
NMU Archaeology School @ CMU Biological Station
12:00 am
The Northern Michigan University Anthropology Department is back on the island for a summer session this year.  Check in at the Historical Society Print Shop Museum to see where they are exploring on any given day and stop by to chat.  They’ll be glad to share their discoveries with you.  
Season Opening @ Daddy Franks
May 23 – May 27 all-day
Season Opening @ Daddy Franks | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
12:00 am
Can summer be far off?  No it can’t.  Daddy Franks is opening for the season.  Good Fast Food, at Family Friendly Prices. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner or Desert. That’s Daddy Franks.  Yum yum.  We’re glad they are back!
Household Hazardous Waste Collection @ Beaver Island Transfer Station
May 24 – May 25 all-day
Household Hazardous Waste Collection @ Beaver Island Transfer Station | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
12:00 am
Here’s your chance to clean out household hazardous wastes from your garage, under your kitchen counter, the basement, shed or wherever.  Gather them up and bring them down to the Transfer Station from 8 to 5 Thursday and Friday for safe, environmentally sound disposal. Common household hazardous wastes include: drain/metal Cleaners grease solvents antifreeze brake fluid rust[...]
bIrobot Pit Display @ Beaver Island Community Center
May 25 – May 26 all-day
bIrobot Pit Display @ Beaver Island Community Center
12:00 am
As part of the bIrobot Movie Festival on Memorial Day Weekend, the BICS Robotics team will have the front of their pit set up in the lobby of the BIC Center.  Come down and see how they used it to promote both BICS and Beaver Island at their events this year.  You can see videos[...]
May 25 @ 11:30 am – 3:30 pm
BICS Island Clean-up Project @ Beaver Island
11:30 am
The BICS Beaver Island Clean-up is back for Spring.  Join then on our highway and byways to clean up winter’s clutter and get our island shipshape for summer.  For more info on how you can Team Up to Clean Up call BICS at 2744.
May 25 @ 5:00 pm
Bald Eagle Research in the Beaver Island Archipelago @ Beaver Island Community Center | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
5:00 pm
Bill Parsons, wildlife biologist for the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians will present on Bald Eagle research occurring in the Beaver Island Archipelago. Follow Bald Eagles on their migration from our islands with telemetry. It is suitable for all ages, free, and open to the public without reservations.
Using eBird @ Beaver Island Community Center
May 25 @ 6:00 pm
Using eBird @ Beaver Island Community Center | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
6:00 pm
Presented by Dr. Eric Myers. Bring your cell phone. Eric is an enthusiastic and knowledgeable user of the Cornell University Laboratory of Ornithology’s eBird app, which allows birders to upload information about the birds they observe. Eric will give hands-on instructions about eBird and explain its value to researchers. Free and open to the public[...]
Holy Cross Altar Society Bake Sale @ Across from Post Office
May 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Holy Cross Altar Society Bake Sale @ Across from Post Office | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
10:00 am
Come out and support the Altar Society. Lots of goodies!
Funeral Mass for Dolores (Dory) Welke @ Holy Cross Catholic Church
May 26 @ 11:00 am
Funeral Mass for Dolores (Dory) Welke @ Holy Cross Catholic Church
11:00 am
The Funeral Mass  for Dolores (Dory) Welke is at Holy Cross Church at 11:00 a.m. on the 26th. Everyone will then process to the Welke Cemetery and then on to Holy Cross Parish Hall for a luncheon.   The Rosary will be recited for Dory at Holy Cross Church on Friday, May 25th at 7:00 p.m.  Dolores[...]
Lego Club @ Beaver Island District Library
May 26 @ 1:00 pm
Lego Club @ Beaver Island District Library
1:00 pm
Starting this Saturday, Jan. 6th, the Lego Club will meet every Saturday at 1 p.m.  Themes will be posted for each Saturday.  All are invited to participate…kids, teens, adults. Jan. 6th- Build a Frosty Vacation and watch a Lego Movie! Jan. 13th- Build your Dream Home Jan. 20th- What would your Minecraft Home Base look[...]
Birding For Beginners @ Beaver Island Community Center
May 26 @ 4:00 pm
Birding For Beginners @ Beaver Island Community Center | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
4:00 pm
Terry Grabill is a life-long birder, having gained the handle of “Birdman” by his family in his early teens. Along with his wife Andrea, Terry has dedicated countless hours and adventures to developing beginning birders with their “Beaver Island Group” program through Fremont Middle School, where Terry is an 8th grade science teacher. Most of[...]
Great Lakes Piping Plover Recovery Program @ Beaver Island Community Center
May 26 @ 4:45 pm
Great Lakes Piping Plover Recovery Program @ Beaver Island Community Center | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
4:45 pm
Dr. Beth Leuck has been involved in the Piping Plover Recovery Program on Beaver Island for many years. She will explain the history and operation of the program in the Great Lakes with special emphasis on the Beaver Archipelago. Appropriate for all age groups, free, and open to the public without registration.
Sunday Mass @ Holy Cross Catholic Church
May 27 @ 9:30 am
Sunday Mass @ Holy Cross Catholic Church
9:30 am
Deacon Jim Siler and the parishioners of Holy Cross Catholic Church welcome you to join them for Sunday masses and other activities throughout the year. Mass is celebrated Sundays at 9:30 a.m. and, during the summer, Fridays at  5:00 p.m.  You are also invited to join us for  Weekday Communion Service and Eucharistic Adoration on Tuesday[...]
Lighthouse Fellowship @ Peaine Township Hall
May 27 @ 10:00 am
Lighthouse Fellowship @ Peaine Township Hall
10:00 am
We have an informal time together with songs, praise and looking at a portion of the Bible for instruction and encouragement.  Light refreshments are served following the worship service for a time of getting acquainted and fellowship.
Green Fire @ Beaver Island Community Center
May 27 @ 1:00 pm
Green Fire @ Beaver Island Community Center | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
1:00 pm
Join us for a special screening of the first full-length documentary film ever made about legendary conservation thinker Aldo Leopold, Green Fire explores Leopold’s extraordinary career and his enduring influence – tracing how he shaped the modern conservation movement and continues to inspire projects all over the country that connect people and the land. Leopold proposed[...]
May 27 @ 4:30 pm
Nesting Waterbirds in the Beaver Island Archipelago @ Beaver Island Community Center | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
4:30 pm
Dr. Nancy Seefelt has been working with colonially-nesting birds in the archipelago since 2000. The Beaver Archipelago provides important breeding habitat for many waterbirds, including gulls, terns, herons, and cormorants. This presentation will highlight the population trends of waterbirds, as well as behavior, diet and reproductive success, that nest on these islands. Free and open[...]
BIDL Story Time @ Beaver Island District Library
May 28 @ 10:30 am
BIDL Story Time @ Beaver Island District Library
10:30 am
It’s Story Time at the Library! Come one come all!
AMVETS Memorial Day Ceremony @ Veterans Memorial Park
May 28 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
AMVETS Memorial Day Ceremony @ Veterans Memorial Park | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
11:00 am
Join the AMVETS for a service to honor the island’s veterans and veterans everywhere.  The ceremony will include a reading of the names of veterans with a connection to the island who passed away in the past year and all veterans  with a connection to the island who have died in the service of our country.[...]
May 30 @ 9:00 am
St. James Campground Spring Clean-up @ St. James Campground
9:00 am
St. James Township and the Beaver Island Archipelago Trails Association would like to invite interested volunteers to join us for a work session at the St. James Township Campground on Wednesday, May 30th at 9:00AM. In addition to trail-clearing, we will be doing some tree-trimming and spring cleanup. We ask that anyone interested in helping bring[...]
Awards & Displays @ Beaver Island Community School
May 30 @ 3:15 pm – 4:30 pm
Awards & Displays @ Beaver Island Community School
3:15 pm
It’s time for student awards and displays at BICS.  Find out who wins the 2018 awards.  See displays of work this year at BICS.  Please join us to celebrate our students hard work and learning during the 2017-18 school year.  It’s all at your Beaver Island Community School.
BICS Board Finance Committee Meeting @ Beaver Island Community School
May 31 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
BICS Board Finance Committee Meeting @ Beaver Island Community School
3:30 pm
The BICS Finance Committee holds its regular meeting at the school.  The public is welcome to attend.  Check with the front desk at the school for the agenda and meeting materials.
Charlevoix State Bank Opening Hours Change
12:00 am
Summer is almost here and with it extended banking hours.  The bank is now open weekdays from 9:00 to 1:00. For July and August they’ll be open from 9:00 to 3:00 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Jun 2 all-day
BI Chamber Community Appreciation Day @ BIBCO Island Dock | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
12:00 am
Join the Beaver Island Chamber of Commerce members in a Community Appreciation Celebration.  The second annual event will be held at the Beaver Island Golf Course.  Details to come, but great food and good fun is promised, and a fabulous community event is a sure thing.
Lego Club @ Beaver Island District Library
Jun 2 @ 1:00 pm
Lego Club @ Beaver Island District Library
1:00 pm
Starting this Saturday, Jan. 6th, the Lego Club will meet every Saturday at 1 p.m.  Themes will be posted for each Saturday.  All are invited to participate…kids, teens, adults. Jan. 6th- Build a Frosty Vacation and watch a Lego Movie! Jan. 13th- Build your Dream Home Jan. 20th- What would your Minecraft Home Base look[...]
Sunday Mass @ Holy Cross Catholic Church
Jun 3 @ 9:30 am
Sunday Mass @ Holy Cross Catholic Church
9:30 am
Deacon Jim Siler and the parishioners of Holy Cross Catholic Church welcome you to join them for Sunday masses and other activities throughout the year. Mass is celebrated Sundays at 9:30 a.m. and, during the summer, Fridays at  5:00 p.m.  You are also invited to join us for  Weekday Communion Service and Eucharistic Adoration on Tuesday[...]
Lighthouse Fellowship @ Peaine Township Hall
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am
Lighthouse Fellowship @ Peaine Township Hall
10:00 am
We have an informal time together with songs, praise and looking at a portion of the Bible for instruction and encouragement.  Light refreshments are served following the worship service for a time of getting acquainted and fellowship.
BIDL Story Time @ Beaver Island District Library
Jun 4 @ 10:30 am
BIDL Story Time @ Beaver Island District Library
10:30 am
It’s Story Time at the Library! Come one come all!
Lego Club @ Beaver Island District Library
Jun 9 @ 1:00 pm
Lego Club @ Beaver Island District Library
1:00 pm
Starting this Saturday, Jan. 6th, the Lego Club will meet every Saturday at 1 p.m.  Themes will be posted for each Saturday.  All are invited to participate…kids, teens, adults. Jan. 6th- Build a Frosty Vacation and watch a Lego Movie! Jan. 13th- Build your Dream Home Jan. 20th- What would your Minecraft Home Base look[...]
Sunday Mass @ Holy Cross Catholic Church
Jun 10 @ 9:30 am
Sunday Mass @ Holy Cross Catholic Church
9:30 am
Deacon Jim Siler and the parishioners of Holy Cross Catholic Church welcome you to join them for Sunday masses and other activities throughout the year. Mass is celebrated Sundays at 9:30 a.m. and, during the summer, Fridays at  5:00 p.m.  You are also invited to join us for  Weekday Communion Service and Eucharistic Adoration on Tuesday[...]